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close this bookYou, Your Life, Your Dreams: A Book for Adolescents (FCI, 2000, 213 p.)
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View the documentEVALUATION FORM
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentA NOTE TO PARENTS, TEACHERS AND OTHER ADULTS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 1: ADOLESCENCE: THE BIG CHANGE, THE BIG CHALLENGE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 2: YOUR CHANGING BODY
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 3: BOYS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 4: GIRLS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 5: BASIC BODY CARE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 6: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART AND HEAD
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 7: CHANGING RELATIONSHIPS: YOU AND YOUR PARENTS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 8: FRIENDSHIPS AND FALLING IN LOVE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 9: SEXUALITY AND SEX
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 10: TAKING CARE OF YOUR SEXUAL HEALTH
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 11: PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 12: PRESSURED SEX AND SEX AGAINST YOUR WILL
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 13: DRUG ABUSE
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER 14: REACHING YOUR DREAMS
View the documentGLOSSARY
View the documentSOURCES

EVALUATION FORM

You, Your Life, Your Dreams: A Book for Adolescents

Recipients of You, Your Life, Your Dreams are requested to complete the following evaluation form and return it to Family Care International (FCI). Your comments and suggestions will help us to evaluate our materials and plan for the development of future health education materials.

Please fill in your name and address in the space below, then answer the following questions, using a scale of 1 to 5 (1 is poor, 5 is excellent). Additional comments are welcome, and can be written in at the end of each section, or in response to the questions at the end of the form. FCI's address is provided at the end of the form. If you would like to receive additional copies of You, Your Life, Your Dreams or other adolescent materials produced by FCI (single copies free to qualifying organisations), please complete the order form on the last page.

Name _____________________________________________________
Organisation ________________________________________________
Address ___________________________________________________
Telephone ____________ Fax ____________ Email ________________

Please tick the box that best describes you:

Adolescent (please specify age and sex): _________________________

Youth counsellor/peer educator

Teacher

Health worker

Other: _____________________________________________________

Please tell us how you used You, Your Life, Your Dreams (check all that apply):

Read the book at a youth centre, school, library, health centre, etc.

Used the book as a reference for leading an educational programme with young people

Used the book as a reference for counselling

Used the book as the basis for developing health education materials (pamphlets, posters, etc.)

Other (please specify): __________________________________________

A. OVERALL CONTENT


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B. ILLUSTRATIONS AND QUOTES


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6. In terms of the number of illustrations, does the book have:

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7. In terms of the number of quotes from adolescents, does the book have:

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C. "DID YOU KNOW" AND SUMMARY BOXES


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3. In terms of the number of boxes, does the book have:

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D. GLOSSARY

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E. DESIGN


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1. How would you rate the overall design of the book (size, layout, binding, etc.)?

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2. How would you rate the cover?

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3. How would you rate the size and design of the type?

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4. How would you rate the spiral binding?

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5. Do you think that the size of the book is:

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If you have time, we would appreciate your responses to the following questions:

1. What chapters of You, Your Life, Your Dreams do you think are most useful? Why?

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2. What chapters of You, Your Life, Your Dreams do you think are least useful? Why?

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3. Were there any sections or chapters that you found culturally inappropriate? Which ones and why?

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4. Were there any sections or chapters where the wording was confusing or unclear? Which?

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5. Were there any topics that were not fully covered or were oversimplified? Which topics?

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6. Are there any topics that should be added or taken out of the book? Which topics?

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7. Do you think any of the illustrations should be changed? If so, how?

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8. Do you think the design of the book should be changed? If so, how?

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9. Additional comments:

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Thank you for your time and assistance.
We appreciate any additional comments or suggestions you have.

If you would like additional copies of FCI's adolescent publications, please specify below:

You, Your Life, Your Dreams: A Book for Adolescents (1 - 4 copies free to developing country organisations, 5+ copies are $6/copy; $12/copy for international organisations and recipients in Europe/North America)

Stepping Out: Video and Discussion Guide (single copies free to developing country organisations, 2+ sets are $20/set; $20/set for international organisations and recipients in Europe/North America)

Get the Facts: A flipchart for Adolescents $20/copy

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